Tuesday, August 17, 2021
As We Like It is available in the FLC Virtual Cinema beginning August 17. Get tickets here.
This novel take on the Shakespeare classic dynamically reimagines the story’s gender-bending romance in the near future, with a clever conceit that should have the Bard dancing in his grave. Taipei locations are reinvented in a gloriously original avant-garde guerilla-theater style. Nonstop whimsical vignettes, not to mention a plethora of quirky characters,. build an alternate universe that puts the so-called real world in illuminating perspective. A triumph for both queer and independent cinema, As We Like It’s gleeful pranskterism is fun and thought-provoking, organically creating a brilliant cause célèbre for Taiwan’s rainbow community.